Front End/Full Stack developer (mid-level)



Software Engineering
Mosman NSW 2088, Australia
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Our team loves Javascript and our tech stack is modern and fantastic to work with. We use React, Apollo Client, Styled Components, AWS Lambda, Cypress, Serverless, GraphQL, TypeScript, Terraform, NodeJS, Snowflake and CircleCI to name a few.

This role has a Front End development focus. You will be working on a variety of complex user interfaces and striving to always be WCAG AA compliant along the way. You will help maintain our in-house design system of components and work collaboratively with our product and design teams to deliver engaging features to our users. There will be opportunities to work across the stack over time with interesting technical challenges in a number of areas so there is no shortage of learning opportunities.

Who are we?

Inquisitive is an Education Technology company with a mission to simplify access to quality learning, so that teachers enjoy teaching and students learn with purpose and depth. In the 7 years since launch, Inquisitive has been adopted by 5,960 Australian primary schools. We have an opportunity to take this product to the world.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate will be selected on attitude over everything else. If you're really keen to innovate and create something special, then we want you!

  • Excellent analytical and complex problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated with a positive and collaborative attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Passion for learning

What kind of background are we expecting?

  • 3+ years software development experience
  • Experience in Front End development with React and proven experience building dynamic user interfaces ideally with Typescript
  • Familiar with WCAG accessibility concepts (hands on experience a bonus)
  • Familiar with CI/CD and AWS concepts
  • Interest in the following is a bonus: GraphQL, API development, AWS Lambda, Serverless Framework, AI tooling such as ChatGPT

Why work for us?

Our mission is deeply inspiring, as we work towards saving teachers 300 hours a year, and solving fundamental problems for the world. You will be pivotal in the evolution of the product. This is a unique opportunity to help build something that really makes a difference.

You will benefit from:

  • A commitment to your ongoing development, and opportunities to learn from and engage with every part of our vibrant start-up organisation
  • Competitive remuneration at all levels
  • A beautiful, spacious office set in park lands overlooking Sydney Harbour
  • A hybrid work environment (1-2 days per week in the office). We are flexible in how and where you work, so that you can live a healthy, fulfilled life as well as succeed in your career
  • A team with strong engineering values who are open minded and respectful

We are growing exponentially and going global so it is a great time to join a world-class team.